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Ancient Greeks: Pythagoras on Repeating Patterns

There is geometry in the humming of the strings,
there is music in the spacing of the spheres.

Pythagoras, (born c.

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Setting the Tone: How Physics Can Help Us Understand Musical Harmony (Part 2)

Author: Joseph Iafrate

Editors: Christina Vallianatos, Scott Barolo, and Bryan Moyers

*Editor’s Note: This post has several sound files to help readers understand the author’s message better. 1,212 more words


Pythagoras in 90 minuten

Pythagoras, een beroemdheid voor nerds en wiskundigen. Een oude Griek die de wijsheid gebracht heeft waarop wij in onze tijd veel baseren. Maar nu is het tijd om eens wat dieper in zijn leven te duinken. 78 more words

Just a buncha rhetoric

These are the materials that I prepared to help my students this summer as they analyze the rhetoric of historical documents. I am happy for any feedback that readers want to give. 3,716 more words

History As A Discipline



Far from being a relatively new phenomenon, vegetarianism has enjoyed a long and diverse history and has been preserved in most cultures since the beginnings of time. 3,063 more words

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Interleaving Algebra and Perimeter

Over the last couple of years we have organised our Year 7 curriculum so we do some introductory algebra early on.  Forming expressions from words and collecting like terms, would be topics that I would put in the… 737 more words


In Which I Am Insulted By My Reading

So I was enjoying some of my light early-summer reading, Carl B Boyer’s The History of the Calculus and its Conceptual Development, 1939’s feel-good hit of the mathematical history book trade. 331 more words